Genius: 100 Visions of the Future 3D printed book

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Genius: 100 Visions of the Future

The World’s First 3D- printed Book

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity, the Einstein Legacy Project is embarking on a publishing milestone: collecting the visions of the 100 greatest innovators, artists, scientists and visionaries of our time in the world’s first 3D-printed book – Genius: 100 Visions of the Future. It’s the creation of world renowned designer Ron Arad, formed in the likeness of Einstein himself in a 3D limited edition book for the ages.

Scroll down to see some of our Genius Contributors.

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Genius: 100 Visions of the Future 3D printed book

Genius: 100 Visions of the Future will collect the thoughts of 100 leading influencers, thinkers, artists, and scientists of our time in the world's first 3D-printed book.

Genius Contributors

  • Colonel Chris HadfieldAstronaut, former Commander of the International Space Station, the first Canadian to walk in space

  • Deepak ChopraFounder, The Chopra Foundation, Co founder of Jiyo.com and the Chopra Center for Wellbeing. Bestselling Author, renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation

  • Barbra StreisandAWARD-WINNING ACTRESS AND SINGER, DIRECTOR, WRITER AND ACTIVIST

  • Dr. Shinya YamanakaNobel laureate in stem cell research, director of the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) at Kyoto University

  • Shimon PeresFormer President and Prime Minister of Israel, Nobel Peace laureate

  • Frank GehryAward-winning and internationally-renowned architect

  • Zubin MehtaMultiple-award-winning Classical Music Conductor, Hollywood Walk of Fame inductee

  • Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgAssociate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

  • Rick HansenParalympic athlete, activist, and philanthropist for people with disabilities

  • Dr. Steven ChuNobel laureate in physics, former U.S. Secretary of Energy under the Obama administration (2009 – 2013)

  • Johann Olav KossFour-time Olympic gold medalist in speed skating, internationally renowned social entrepreneur, Right To Play International founder

  • Julia KristevaPhilosopher, psychoanalyst, Award-winning writer

  • Professor Daniel ShechtmanNobel laureate in chemistry, professor at Technion Institute of Technology

  • Dr. J. Craig VenterAWARD WINNING SCIENTIST, FOUNDER OF J. CRAIG VENTER INSTITUTE

  • Jean-Marie LehnNOBEL laureate IN CHEMISTRY, PROFESSOR AT UNIVERSITE DE STRASBOURG

  • Marina AbramovicMULTIPLE-AWARD-WINNING PERFORMANCE ARTIST

  • Dr. David SuzukiScientist, renowned environmentalist, broadcaster, author, co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation, Companion to the Order of Canada

  • Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieAward-winning Novelist and non-fiction writer

  • Francine ProseAward-winning writer, literary critic

  • Professor Sir Harold KrotoNobel laureate in chemistry, educator

  • Hélène CixousPHILOSOPHER, WRITER, RHETORICIAN, THEORIST OF FEMINISM, PROFESSOR OF WRITING AND PHILOSOPHY AT THE EUROPEAN GRADUATE SCHOOL

  • Guy Laliberté CELEBRATED ENTREPRENEUR AND PHILANTHROPIST, FOUNDER OF CIRQUE DU SOLEIL AND ONE DROP FOUNDATION, AND COMPANION OF THE ORDER OF CANADA

  • Professor Robert J. AumannNobel laureate in economics, Mathematician

  • Paulo CoelhoInternationally-renowned novelist & lyricist and recipient of numerous literary awards

  • Craig and Marc Kielburger SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS, RENOWNED CHILDREN'S RIGHTS ACTIVISTS AND CO-FOUNDERS OF THE "WE" MOVEMENT

  • Wynton MarsalisInternationally acclaimed musician, composer, bandleader, educator

  • Sir Ken RobinsonInternationally acclaimed author, speaker and education expert and one of the world's elite thinkers on creativity and innovation

  • Daniel KahnemanNobel Laureate in Economic Sciences. Professor at Princeton University

  • Garry KasparovFormer world chess champion, Chairman of the New York-based Human Rights Foundation and a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Oxford Martin School

  • Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer DoudnaRenowned scientific researchers and key inventor of the gene-editing technology CRISPR–Cas9

  • Konstantin BatyginAmerican astronomer and Assistant Professor of Planetary Sciences at Caltech. Named one of the "brilliant 10" people of 2016 by Popular Science magazine

  • Paul WatsonCo-founder of Greenpeace, founded the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society in 1977 protecting and defending the world’s Oceans

  • Sylvia EarleAmerican marine biologist, explorer, author, lecturer and National Geographic explorer-in-residence. Named first ‘Hero for the Planet’ by Time magazine in 1998

  • Anant AgarwalCEO of edX, computer architecture pioneer, and award winning MIT Professor Named Forbes ‘Top 15 Education Innovators’ in 2012

  • Thich Nhat HanhZEN MASTER, GLOBAL SPIRITUAL LEADER, POET, BEST-SELLING AUTHOR AND PEACE ACTIVIST. A PIONEER BRINGING ENGAGED BUDDHISM AND MINDFULNESS TO THE WEST

  • Raj PanjabiCEO of Last Mile Health and Associate Physician in the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

  • Nadia MuradYazidi human rights activist, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and the first Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking of the United Nations

  • Paul AllenCo-founder of Microsoft, investor and philanthropist. Recipient of the Andrew Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy and Inside Philanthropy's "Philanthropist of the Year"

  • President Ellen Johnson SirleafThe first elected female head of state in Africa who has served as President of Liberia since 2006. Recipient of a Nobel peace prize, Indira Gandhi prize and a global champion and leader in women's rights

  • Kaifu LeePioneered work in the areas of speech recognition and artificial intelligence. Founder and chief executive officer of Innovation Works

  • Jose Miguel SokoloffChief Creative Officer, MullenLowe Group UK and President, MullenLowe Group Creative Council, Award-winning advertising executive and internationally renowned peace advocate

  • Kathy GiustiFounder, Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, Co-Chair, HBS Kraft Precision Medicine Accelerator

  • Linda BuckAmerican biologist and Nobel Prize recipient in Physiology or Medicine

  • Maggie MacDonnellSchool Teacher in a fly-in Inuit village called Salluit, nestled in the Canadian Arctic. This is home to the second northernmost Inuit community in Quebec, with a population of just over 1,300. 2017 recipient of The Global Teacher Prize

  • Christiana FigueresFormer Costa Rican diplomat and Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). She is an internationally recognized leader on global climate change

  • Elizabeth Blackburn, Carol Greider and Jack Szostak The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2009 was awarded jointly "for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase."

  • Daniel S. GoldinLongest-tenured Administrator of NASA; Chairman, CEO & Founder of Knuedge

  • Gro Harlem BrundtlandThree-term Prime Minister of Norway and former Director-General of the World Health Organization

  • Hitoshi MurayamaProfessor at UC Berkeley, Director of the Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe at the University of Tokyo

  • Juliana RotichTechnologist, strategic advisor, entrepreneur, and keynote speaker. Co-founder of BRCK Inc., and Ushahidi Inc

  • Sir Ridley Scott Award-winning prolific film and television producer and director

  • Yuan YafeiAward-winning businessman and philanthropist, and Chairman of Sanpower Group Corporation

  • Strive MasiyiwaInternationally acclaimed businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Voted one of the “World's Greatest Leaders” (Fortune) and one of the 10 most powerful men in Africa (Forbes)

  • Jody WilliamsNobel Peace laureate, activist for sustainable peace and human rights, writer and inspiring public speaker, Jody Williams is founding chair of the Nobel Women's Initiative

  • Indira NooyiChairman and CEO, PepsiCo

  • Nancy LublinFounder & CEO of Crisis Text Line, which provides free, 24/7 crisis support through text. Former CEO of DoSomething.org, Founder of Dress for Success

  • Swati PiramalVice Chairperson, Piramal Enterprises Ltd. Dr. Swati Piramal is one of India’s leading scientists and industrialists and is involved in healthcare. Her contributions in innovations in new medicines and public health services have touched thousands of lives

  • Tehemton E. UdwadiaEmeritus Professor of Surgery, Grant Medical College & J.J. Hospital. First surgeon to perform laparoscopic surgery in the developing world. Recipient of the Order of the British Empire and Padma Bhusan award

  • Sir Fazle Hasan AbedBangladeshi social worker, founder, and chairman of BRAC, the world's largest non-governmental organization with over 120,000 employees, operating across eleven countries in Africa and Asia. Its primary objectives are to alleviate poverty and empower the poor

  • Dr. Bruno GoussaultAward-winning food scientist, consultant to world's top chefs, inventor of sous-vide cooking technique at precise temperatures, chief scientist of CREA and Cuisine Solutions

  • Julie Toskan-CasaleAward-winning founder of the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative, an internationally acclaimed leader in inclusive, innovative grant-making

  • Uri Levine, Ehud Shabtai, Amir ShinarCo-Founders of Waze, the world's largest community-based traffic and navigation app that was acquired by Google in 2013

  • Dr. Sanduk Ruit & Geoff TabinThey are the founders of The Himalayan Cataract Project. Their mission is to eradicate preventable and curable blindness in the developing world

  • Wendy KoppCEO and Co-founder of Teach For All, a global network of independent organizations that are cultivating their nations’ promising future leaders to ensure their most marginalized children have the chance to fulfill their true potential

  • Marc BenioffChairman and CEO of Salesforce. Among his many accolades, he has been named one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders by Fortune and 50 Most Influential People by Bloomberg

  • Michael BloombergFounder, CEO, and owner of Bloomberg L.P., a global financial services, mass media, and software company and philanthropist who served three terms as Mayor of the City of New York

  • Ratan TataAn industrialist, investor, philanthropist and former chairman of Tata Sons who continues to head its charitable trusts. He is the recipient of two of the highest civilian awards of India–Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushan

  • Obiageli EzekwesiliAmong her many accolades, she is recognized by Time Magazine as one of the Time-100 Most Influential People and by New York Times as one of the 25 Women of Impact for 2015. She is the co-founder of Transparency International and Bring Back our Girls

  • Geoffrey CanadaA prominent educator, social activist, and author, Mr. Canada is the President of the nonprofit Harlem Children’s Zone, which offers a comprehensive pipeline of services to 12,500 children, from birth through college

  • Boyan SlatA Dutch inventor and entrepreneur. Founder & CEO of The Ocean Cleanup which develops advanced systems to rid oceans of plastic. Youngest recipient of the UN’s highest environmental accolade; Champion of the Earth.

  • Dr Phil GoldCo-discovered the carcinoembryonic antigen. Officer of the Order of Canada. Awarded the Gairdner Foundation International award and inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

  • Bernard-Henri LévyAuthor and one of the leaders of the "Nouveaux Philosophes" movement. A founder of an Institute on Levinassian Studies at Jerusalem and member of non-profit advocacy group JCall

  • Bryan A. StevensonFounder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative. Developed community-based reform litigation aimed at improving the administration of criminal justice

  • Bryan JohnsonFounder and CEO of Kernel, a company developing a neuroprosthetic device to improve brain function. Founder, and former chairman and CEO of Braintree

  • Jan CreamerPresident and Co-founder of Animal Defenders International. Campaigns for animal rights, welfare and conservation issues; securing laws to protect animals; assisting with animal protection law enforcement; taking the high profile, successful ADI Stop Circus Suffering campaign worldwide

  • John DengCo-founder, Chairman, and CEO of Vimicro Corporation. Elected member of the 10th and 11th National People's Congress of China. He became the youngest member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering

  • Aaron CiechanoverWon the Nobel prize for characterizing the method that cells use to degrade and recycle proteins using ubiquitin. Honored with his role in the history of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

  • Amal Elsana Alh’joojNominated as a Nobel Peace prize laureate within the framework of the “one thousand women submissions Project”. Founder of Ajeec and one of Israel's most highly regarded civic activists

  • Salman RushdieAuthor, Fellow of the British Royal Society of Literature. The Whitbread Prize for Best Novel (twice), the European Union’s Aristeion Prize, Author of the Year Prizes (Britain & Germany), the French Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger

  • Dr. Samantha NuttBestselling Author and Founder of War Child Canada and War Child USA